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Genesis Luxury and Brands Invests in Armando Cabral, Banking on Their Shared Mission to Bring African Creative Brands to the Forefront of Luxury

Genesis Luxury and Brands Invests in Armando Cabral, Banking on Their Shared Mission to Bring African Creative Brands to the Forefront of Luxury

The Abidjan-based company, a member of the Genesis Group has acquired a minority stake in Armando Cabral in the wake of their sustained growth. - June 14, 2024 - Armando Cabral

Does a College Degree Matter? The Diversion Center Launches a New Book and Curriculum: "How to be Successful with or Without a College Degree," by Derek Collins

Does a College Degree Matter? The Diversion Center Launches a New Book and Curriculum: "How to be Successful with or Without a College Degree," by Derek Collins

Derek Collins, who has personally experienced the struggles of unemployment, addiction, and insecurity, has penned a transformative curriculum titled "How to be Successful With or Without a College Degree." This groundbreaking guide is designed for those who feel lost and are seeking direction in their journey toward success. - June 14, 2024 - Diversion Center

Chicagoland Dealer Group Raises Over $120,000 in May for Pediatric Brain Cancer Research

Chicagoland Dealer Group Raises Over $120,000 in May for Pediatric Brain Cancer Research

The Steve Napleton Auto Group Raises $123,389 in Honor of Brain Tumor Awareness Month towards the Violet Foundation for Pediatric Brain Cancer. - June 13, 2024 - Steve Napleton Auto Group

ShangHai Taste Southwest Celebrates Grand Opening with Community Support, Official Recognition, and Renowned Guests

ShangHai Taste Southwest Celebrates Grand Opening with Community Support, Official Recognition, and Renowned Guests

ShangHai Taste Southwest celebrated a highly successful grand opening on June 8th in Las Vegas, marked by delicious food, lively entertainment, and strong community support. The event featured a special proclamation from the State of Nevada presented by Assemblyman Duy Nguyen from District 8, recognizing the restaurant's contributions to the local culinary scene. Key highlights included heartfelt speeches and certificates of recognition from local officials and community leaders. - June 12, 2024 - Chinatown Vegas

studio D. Announces Gifts for Father's Day

studio D. Announces Gifts for Father's Day

Highly unique curation of home decor and wellness gifts. Recycled railroad steel knives forged by the oldest blacksmith shop in South Korea, exquisite handmade gardening tools, artisan beverage syrup made from six different tree species located in the Japanese mountains, a re-edition of a 1920s Wooden Chess Set based on Man Rays in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. - June 12, 2024 - studio D.

Friendster Launches New Website in the UK

Friendster, a Social Network Site, is thrilled to announce the launch of its new website at https://friendster.org.uk. The new Friendster now features an Events page where users can promote their events, a community blog section where users can write and post blog articles, Friendster marketplace... - June 09, 2024 - Friendster UK Ltd

Austin African American Leadership Institute (AALI) Hosts Third Annual Black X Conference: Rise to Excellence

Austin African American Leadership Institute (AALI) Hosts Third Annual Black X Conference: Rise to Excellence

The third annual Black X Conference, held on June 18 at the Long Center for Performing Arts located at 701 W. Riverside Dr. in Austin, celebrates African American leaders and aims to enhance participants' business skills and entrepreneurial spirit through engaging discussions, workshops, and networking opportunities. Hosted by the African American Leadership Institute (AALI) as part of the Central Texas Juneteenth recognition, this year's theme is "Rise to Excellence: Empowering Black Futures." - June 07, 2024 - AALI

Carlton Receives Great Place to Work Certification®, Recognizing Its Dedication to Employee Fulfillment and Growth

Carlton Senior Living is proud to announce that it has earned the Great Place to Work® certification for the fifth consecutive year, highlighting the organization’s steadfast dedication to nurturing a positive work environment where employees can flourish and find genuine fulfillment. - June 07, 2024 - Carlton Senior Living

Nikki Giovanni is Featured Guest at 18th Annual Austin African American Book Festival June 29

Nikki Giovanni is Featured Guest at 18th Annual Austin African American Book Festival June 29

Renowned poet and author Nikki Giovanni will headline the 18th Annual Austin African American Book Festival, themed "Black Feeling, Black Talk: Activism in Poetry and Prose," on Saturday, June 29, at the Carver Museum and Library. The festival will feature readings, panels, and performances by acclaimed authors, poets, and artists. This event aims to explore the impact of literature on social movements and foster positive change. - June 06, 2024 - Austin African American Book Festival

Florida Literacy Awards and Grantees Honored at 40th Annual Florida Literacy Conference

Florida Literacy Awards and Grantees Honored at 40th Annual Florida Literacy Conference

The Florida Literacy Coalition (FLC) hosted its 40th Annual Florida Literacy Conference from May 8-10 at the Orlando Marriott Lake Mary, bringing together adult education, literacy, and ESOL practitioners to network and share promising practices. The new Adult Learner book, Pathways, was released during the annual meeting with impactful author readings. - June 06, 2024 - Florida Literacy Coalition

Gov. Beshear and Lt. Gov. Coleman Welcome Mountain View PACE to Kentucky

Gov. Beshear and Lt. Gov. Coleman Welcome Mountain View PACE to Kentucky

Mountain View PACE – a leading PACE provider to rural and Appalachian communities in the commonwealth – is proud to announce the launch of two new centers in Pikeville and Corbin, Kentucky. Mountain View PACE’s opening will provide older adults in Pikeville, Corbin, and... - June 05, 2024 - Mountain View PACE

Arthur M. James’s New Book, "Untertauchen: A Historical Novel," Follows a Jewish Couple Living in Nazi Germany Who Must Go Into Hiding and Eventually Flee Their Home

Arthur M. James’s New Book, "Untertauchen: A Historical Novel," Follows a Jewish Couple Living in Nazi Germany Who Must Go Into Hiding and Eventually Flee Their Home

Untertauchen is a Historical Novel based on the true story of a German-Jewish couple who opted to go underground when their deportation notice arrived, thus outliving Hitler's Thousand Year Reich. - June 05, 2024 - Arthur M. James

Angaza Center and CMU-Africa’s Techskills Marketplace Partner to Advance Digital Literacy in Rural Africa

Angaza Center and CMU-Africa’s Techskills Marketplace Partner to Advance Digital Literacy in Rural Africa

CMU Africa collaboration aligns with Angaza Center’s mission to improve economic and social circumstances through the transformative power of technology access and digital literacy. - June 05, 2024 - Angaza Center

Introducing Scott: The Scottsdale Living’s New Community AI Resource

Introducing Scott: The Scottsdale Living’s New Community AI Resource

Scott is the first community based AI resource curated from a Facebook Group of over 55,000 people. Scott can answer all your questions and help you find amazing things to do and experience in Scottsdale. - May 29, 2024 - The Scottsdale Living

Nonprofit Mission Meow Invests in Kittensnatchers to Save and Improve the Lives of Cats in Philadelphia, PA

Nonprofit Mission Meow Invests in Kittensnatchers to Save and Improve the Lives of Cats in Philadelphia, PA

Kittensnatchers is set to receive a $5,350 grant from New Jersey nonprofit Mission Meow in support of their lifesaving work for cats in Philadelphia, PA. - May 26, 2024 - Kittensnatchers

Sherwood Cares Charitable Foundation Hosts Sold-Out Annual Golf Tournament

Sherwood Cares Charitable Foundation Hosts Sold-Out Annual Golf Tournament

Local annual event raises funds to support grants to programs that address the needs of children and families in its community. Sherwood Cares, the charitable foundation of Sherwood Country Club, announced today its annual Sherwood Cares Golf Classic on May 20, 2024 was a sold-out event at its... - May 24, 2024 - Sherwood Cares

CMTpages' "Color the Friendship Bracelets" Coloring Books Capture the Unbreakable Bond of Taylor's Swift's Fan Community with a "Shared Coloring Experience" for Swifties

CMTpages' "Color the Friendship Bracelets" Coloring Books Capture the Unbreakable Bond of Taylor's Swift's Fan Community with a "Shared Coloring Experience" for Swifties

"Color the Friendship Bracelets" coloring books capture the magic of Taylor Swift's Eras Tour and the unbreakable bond of the Swiftie community. Created by mother-daughter Swifties, these coloring books feature intricate designs inspired by iconic friendship bracelets. Celebrating beloved song titles, lyrics, concert chants, and perfect for all ages, these books offer a unique way for the community to have a Shared Coloring Experience that brings the emotions of trading bracelets home. - May 22, 2024 - CMTpages

The*gamehers's CS2 Wildcard Qualifier Watch Party Takes Over MomoCon

The*gamehers's CS2 Wildcard Qualifier Watch Party Takes Over MomoCon

Join the*gamehers at MomoCon Atlanta on May 26, 2024, for an adrenaline-fueled watch party featuring top female Counter-Strike 2 (CS2) teams competing for a spot in the Thunderpick World Championship North American Qualifier. - May 22, 2024 - the*gamehers

Christian Horizons Kicks Off CampCH, Summer Camp for Residents

Christian Horizons Kicks Off CampCH, Summer Camp for Residents

Christian Homes, Inc., a part of the Christian Horizons system a leader in senior living and senior health care services across the Midwest, announces CampCH, their summer camp program, with the kick-off in Council Bluffs, Iowa, at Risen Son Christian Village on May 21. The theme for CampCH in... - May 21, 2024 - Christian Horizons

1st Annual Kleberg County Veterans Resource Fair to be Held at JK Northway Expo Center

1st Annual Kleberg County Veterans Resource Fair to be Held at JK Northway Expo Center

The Planning Committee for the Kleberg County Veterans Resource Fair is proud to announce the inaugural Kleberg County Veterans Resource Fair, scheduled to take place on May 22, 2024, at the JK Northway Expo Center. This groundbreaking event, sponsored by Celanese Bishop Plant, Sleep Apnea Gurus, and Texas A&M University-Kingsville, aims to honor and support the brave men and women who have served our nation by providing them with access to vital resources and services. - May 17, 2024 - Kleberg County Veterans Resource Fair

Tom Stuker to Become United Airlines First 24 Million Miler

Tom Stuker to Become United Airlines First 24 Million Miler

Stuker reached 23 million in 2023 and 2024 is another milestone year. - May 17, 2024 - Sleeping Bear Productions

AmpleHarvest.org Celebrates 15 Years of Combating Hunger with Fresh Food Solutions

AmpleHarvest.org Celebrates 15 Years of Combating Hunger with Fresh Food Solutions

Over the past decade and a half, AmpleHarvest.org has grown to encompass a nationwide network of more than 8,200 food pantries, making it easier than ever for gardeners to donate their surplus produce. In celebration of its 15th anniversary, AmpleHarvest.org is introducing a special initiative: the opportunity to sponsor pantry listings in honor or memory of a loved one. - May 16, 2024 - AmpleHarvest.org

GayVeterans.US Now Online Supporting the US LGBTQ+ Veterans Community

GayVeterans.US Now Online Supporting the US LGBTQ+ Veterans Community

GayVeteransUS-Inc. is proud to announce that www.GayVeterans.us is now online, supporting the US LGBTQ+ Veterans community, in time for Gay Pride Month. GayVeterans.us is the brainchild of Bill Kibler, who has a long standing reputation of combining both community service and the Internet. After... - May 15, 2024 - William G. Kibler

Snova's Halal Extract Wins Its Third Consecutive Gold at the Monde Selection

Snova's Halal Extract Wins Its Third Consecutive Gold at the Monde Selection

Snova’s Halal Extract has won the gold award for its third consecutive year at the Monde Selection 2024. ・Snova’s Halal Extract is a skincare product manufactured in accordance with Islamic law (Halal). In Islam, certain ingredients and manufacturing processes are prohibited, so... - May 15, 2024 - Snova Co.

NCBCP Unity 2024 “Power of the Ballot” National Campaign and Tour, Mobilized Voters for Maryland Early Voting and Presidential Primary Election

NCBCP Unity 2024 “Power of the Ballot” National Campaign and Tour, Mobilized Voters for Maryland Early Voting and Presidential Primary Election

The National Coalition on Black Civic Participation, in Partnership with Over 30 Additional Partners–Launch "Power of the Ballot: We Won't Be Erased!" National and Statewide GOTV Tour in Maryland, May. 5 – 14, 2024, for the Maryland Presidential Primary. - May 14, 2024 - NCBCP

"Operation Roof Rescue" Celebrates 10 Years of Service by Giving Away 4 Free Roofs to Community Heroes and Deserving Families

"Operation Roof Rescue" Celebrates 10 Years of Service by Giving Away 4 Free Roofs to Community Heroes and Deserving Families

"Operation Roof Rescue" is proud to announce its 10th-anniversary celebration by giving back to the community that has supported it throughout the years. As a token of gratitude for a decade of support, Roof Rescue will be providing four free roofs, one each to a military/veteran,... - May 08, 2024 - Roof Rescue

AAHD Welcomes Dr. Anjali Forber-Pratt as New Director of Research

AAHD Welcomes Dr. Anjali Forber-Pratt as New Director of Research

The American Association on Health and Disability has welcomed Dr. Anjali Forber-Pratt as their new Director of Research. This role will be instrumental in directing AAHD’s outreach work to engage people with disabilities in the All of Us Research Program, including efforts on a pilot initiative to support pediatric enrollment in the program. Dr. Forber-Pratt will start in the role in July 2024. - May 08, 2024 - American Association on Health and Disability

National Institute for Fitness and Sport Partners with Freedom Plaza to Provide Personalized Fitness Programming to Their Residents

National Institute for Fitness and Sport Partners with Freedom Plaza to Provide Personalized Fitness Programming to Their Residents

The National Institute for Fitness and Sport (NIFS) is pleased to announce a partnership with Freedom Plaza, a continuing care retirement community (CCRC) in Sun City Center, Florida. As an LCS community and one of the most awarded companies in the history of the J.D. Power U.S. Senior Living... - May 08, 2024 - NIFS

Dennis Schlemmer Installed as National President of Sons and Daughters of the Vietnam War

Dennis Schlemmer Installed as National President of Sons and Daughters of the Vietnam War

Announcement of new National President for the Sons and Daughters of the Vietnam War. - May 04, 2024 - Sons and Daughters of the Vietnam War

The Healthcare Education, Research and Innovation Foundation and MATTER Launch Innovation Challenge to Advance Health Equity Solutions

The Healthcare Education, Research and Innovation Foundation and MATTER Launch Innovation Challenge to Advance Health Equity Solutions

The Healthcare Education, Research and Innovation Foundation and MATTER launch innovation challenge to advance health equity solutions developed by college students and early career professionals. Up to five finalists will be selected to participate in eight-week accelerator with the chance to win... - May 03, 2024 - HERIF-Healthcare Education, Research and Innovation Foundation

Roomistry Launches Innovative Roommate Matching App to Simplify the Search and Connection Process

Roomistry Launches Innovative Roommate Matching App to Simplify the Search and Connection Process

Roomistry is a cutting-edge roommate-matching app dedicated to transforming the way people find roommates. Utilizing a scientifically-backed system built from real-life insights, Roomistry simplifies the search process with personalized profiles, a proprietary questionnaire, compatibility scores, and direct messaging. Committed to fostering a safe and inclusive community, the app enforces a strict no-tolerance policy against hate speech and discrimination. - May 01, 2024 - Roomistry

NordPass Research: Most Americans Find Password Loss as Stressful as a Personal Illness

Around 60% of Americans consider password loss as stressful as a personal injury or an illness, financial problems, or dismissal from work. This statistic was revealed by the survey of NordPass, which aimed to investigate the effects increasing cybersecurity demands have on internet users’ mental health. - May 01, 2024 - NordVPN

CASPCA Leads the Charge on National Adopt A Shelter Pet Day: Reduced Fees and Community Engagement Initiatives

CASPCA Leads the Charge on National Adopt A Shelter Pet Day: Reduced Fees and Community Engagement Initiatives

The Charlottesville-Albemarle SPCA is excited to join in National Adopt A Shelter Pet Day on April 30, 2024, especially as the City of Charlottesville proclaims it for the first time. Reduced adoption fees will be offered, and the community is encouraged to adopt, share rescue stories with #MyCASPCARescue, and donate to address a pet food shortage. Mayor Juandiego Wade expressed support for this initiative, highlighting the community's commitment to shelter adoption. - April 29, 2024 - Charlottesville Albemarle SPCA

Duckling Rescue at Lewis Memorial Christian Village: a Community of Christian Horizons

Duckling Rescue at Lewis Memorial Christian Village: a Community of Christian Horizons

Lewis Memorial Christian Village Associates Rescue Baby Ducks from Storm Sewer. - April 27, 2024 - Christian Horizons

Plainfield Community Members Garner Resources at Housing Authority of Plainfield Joanne Hollis Gardens’ Community Resource Center Spring Health and Wellness Fair

Nearly 40 Organizations Seeking to Assist Low- and Middle-Income Families at Community Event. - April 26, 2024 - The Housing Authority of Plainfield

National Returning Youth Month - May 4 to June 4

The nation observes National Returning Youth Month from May 4 to June 4. National Returning Youth Month brings awareness to young adults transitioning into society after incarceration. This monthly observance encourages all Americans to remove the stigma associated with those coming out of... - April 25, 2024 - Returning Youth Initiative Inc

Tampa Surgical Arts Announces a Groundbreaking Collaboration Between World-Renowned Cosmetic Surgeons

Tampa Surgical Arts Announces a Groundbreaking Collaboration Between World-Renowned Cosmetic Surgeons

Tampa Surgical Arts, a premiere cosmetic surgery destination, has brought on Dr. Pasquale Tolomeo. The fully accredited surgery center, helmed by Dr. Manik S. Bedi, is sought after by clients worldwide for full-body transformations. - April 24, 2024 - Tampa Surgical Arts

Wild Horse Fire Brigade Announces Historic Environmental Initiative on Earth Day - Plan to ReWild 1,000 Wild Horses

Wild Horse Fire Brigade Announces Historic Environmental Initiative on Earth Day - Plan to ReWild 1,000 Wild Horses

Wild Horse Fire Brigade ('WHFB') has received formal letters of endorsement from the Nevada Lands Council and Elko County Nevada Commissioners who voted unanimously to support Wild Horse Fire Brigade's large-scale Rewilding project for up to 1,000 wild horses. - April 22, 2024 - Wildhorse Ranch Productions

Returning Youth Initiative Brings Awareness to Young Adult Challenges

The organization has put together an opportunity to bring awareness for young adults, both post incarcerated and high risk. - April 20, 2024 - Returning Youth Initiative Inc

Xclaimed Ministries Offers Training for Starting House Churches in the U.S.

Xclaimed Ministries Offers Training for Starting House Churches in the U.S.

Xclaimed Ministries has been using the house church model for a few years and is now offering training to individuals and church groups. Xclaimed has found that people who attend house churches tend to be more involved and learn at a faster pace than attending a traditional church. - April 18, 2024 - Xclaimed Ministries, Inc

Marine Silver Star Recipient Honored by Military History Institute

Marine Silver Star Recipient Honored by Military History Institute

Today marks the 20th anniversary of the combat death of Major Richard Gannon, who received the Silver Star for Gallantry for the actions resulting in his death. Marine Hero will be honored in Escondido with the dedication of a statue at Escondido City Hall. - April 17, 2024 - Military History Institute

the*gamehers Launches an Ambassador Program in Conjunction with Groundbreaking Partnerships

the*gamehers Launches an Ambassador Program in Conjunction with Groundbreaking Partnerships

The synergistic convergence of groundbreaking partnerships with the launch of the*gamehers’ Ambassador program signifies a pivotal moment in the gaming industry in which inclusivity, accessibility, and community empowerment take center stage, inspiring positive change for gamers everywhere. - April 17, 2024 - the*gamehers

Executive Community Leaders Came Together for a Roundtable Discussion to Battle Homelessness Crisis & Provide Wraparound Services to Residents

The Housing Authority of Plainfield (HAP) and Crescent Avenue Presbyterian Church held a roundtable discussion with executive community leaders addressing solutions for homelessness prevention. - April 15, 2024 - The Housing Authority of Plainfield

Rev. Dr. Natalie P. Alford Chosen as a Woman of the Month for March 2024 by P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized)

Rev. Dr. Natalie P. Alford Chosen as a Woman of the Month for March 2024 by P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized)

Natalie P. Alford of Mitchellville, Maryland, has been chosen as a Woman of the Month for March 2024 by P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized) for her outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of religion. About Rev. Dr. Natalie P. Alford Rev. Dr. - April 13, 2024 - P.O.W.E.R. Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized

YMCA Summer Camp Adventure: Exciting Job Opportunities

Camp Shaver invites you to join their team and be a part of a summer filled with growth, laughter, and memories that last a lifetime. - April 13, 2024 - YMCA of Central New Mexico

True Health Center for Precision Medicine Brings Groundbreaking QT Breast Imaging Technology to El Dorado Hills, CA

True Health Center for Precision Medicine Brings Groundbreaking QT Breast Imaging Technology to El Dorado Hills, CA

Qlarity Breast Imaging is a state-of-the-art breast imaging facility located within True Health Center for Precision Medicine in El Dorado Hills, CA. Specializing in the advanced breast imaging techniques, QT imaging, Qlarity Breast Imaging is committed to providing women with the most accurate and comprehensive breast health diagnostics available. - April 12, 2024 - True Health Center for Precision Medicine

Miami-Based Nonprofit Re-Entry One Inc Hosts Third Annual Changing the Narrative Exposé with Florida State Legislators to Advocate for Second Chance Opportunities

Miami-Based Nonprofit Re-Entry One Inc Hosts Third Annual Changing the Narrative Exposé with Florida State Legislators to Advocate for Second Chance Opportunities

Re-Entry One Inc., a Miami-based nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting former prisoners in their transition back into society, recently hosted a groundbreaking event in collaboration with Florida state legislators. The event, titled "Third Annual Changing the Narrative Exposé," co-sponsored by the City of Miami Gardens, Florida-aimed to shed light on the critical importance of providing second chance opportunities to individuals reentering society after incarceration. - April 09, 2024 - Re-Entry One Inc.

Congressman Mark Green to Give the 2024 Commencement Address at Patrick Henry College

Congressman Mark Green to Give the 2024 Commencement Address at Patrick Henry College

Patrick Henry College is pleased to announce that Representative Mark Green will deliver the Commencement Address for the PHC Class of 2024. “Our goal at Patrick Henry College is to equip young leaders who will lead for the glory of God and the good of those who follow,” says PHC President, Jack W. Haye. “Rep. Green embodies these principles as he serves on Capitol Hill with both conviction and humility.” - April 09, 2024 - Patrick Henry College

Year-End Challenges in Q4 2023 as Fundraising Metrics Decline

Year-End Challenges in Q4 2023 as Fundraising Metrics Decline

While year-end remains the busiest giving season in the US, long-term declines in charitable giving trends remained in Q4 2023. FEP’s latest quarterly data, released and announced at AFP ICON 2024, acutely shows the growing challenge for American nonprofits: a near-universal decline in... - April 07, 2024 - GivingTuesday

Key West Travel Advisor Earns Prestigious Condé Nast Achievement

Key West Travel Advisor Earns Prestigious Condé Nast Achievement

Stephanie Goldberg-Glazer Named Condé Nast Traveler Top Travel Specialist 2024 - April 04, 2024 - Live Well, Travel Often

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